Tongues on Fire Celebrates 60 Years in Cinema with Sharmila Tagore at Wembley Park’s Summer on Screen

A star and an actress with a dimpled smile, perfect blend of dignity, style and glamour…

The Golden year actress with a bouffant hairdos, modern sarees and coquettish dialogue delivery, Sharmila became the style icon of the industry. She immediately rose to greater heights.

Sharmila Tagore was born on the 8th of December in 1944 in Hyderabad. In 2005, Sharmila Tagore made her acting debut with famed director Satyajit Ray in 1959 in the Bengali Movie Apur Sansar. She married the Nawab of Pataudi, Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, who was also the captain of the Indian cricket team. She is the mother of notable actors Saif and Soha Ali Khan.T

The UK Asian Film Festival

Tongues on Fire will welcome veteran of Indian cinema, Sharmila Tagore, to celebrate the actress’ 60 years on the silver screen. The free, outdoor screenings from deck chair seating in Arena Square, set against the dramatic backdrop of The SSE Arena, Wembley.

Outdoor Cinema Summer On screen Wembley Park

Taking place on Sunday 7th July, 2.30pm, Tongues on Fire will welcome actress Tagore, director Sangeeta Datta and other cast and crew members to present the screening.

Life Goes On


Sun 7 July, 2.30pm | Wembley Park, London

Sharmila Tagore, Girish Karnad and Om Puri, Life Goes On is a drama inspired by Shakespeare’s King Lear.

Tongues on Fire is presenting a specially curated selection of six films that celebrate South Asian cinema across multiple genres and languages as part of Wembley Park’s Summer on Screen season.

For full screening details of Tongues on Fire’s South Asian Cinema curation at

Wembley Park’s Summer on Screen, visit: https://www.wembleypark.com/news/south-asian-film-guide/

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